February 10, 2008

Comicbook Quirk of the Week

In 1985 political correctness must not yet have really taken a foot-hold in American society. Case in point: This model kit ad from Marvel's Alpha Flight #29 ...

And here's an enlarged pic of the circled portion:

Hmm. The Germans, against whom all the other skirmishes are fought in this "battle" model kit, aren't referred to as "Gerrys" or "Krauts."

I surely doubt you'd see something like this today!

Posted by Hube at February 10, 2008 08:23 AM | TrackBack

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